OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook recorded his 35th triple-double of the season with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to a 122-97 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.

The Thunder have won 16 straight games against Philadelphia, a run that stretches to the 2008-09 season, the franchise’s first in Oklahoma City.

Westbrook, who made all six of his field-goal attempts and all six of his free throws, has recorded five triple-doubles against Philadelphia, his highest total against any NBA team.

HORNETS 109, MAGIC 102: Kemba Walker scored 22 points and Marco Belinelli came off the bench to add 20 as visiting Charlotte pulled off a fourth-quarter comeback.

Charlotte won its third straight game and keeps its Eastern Conference playoff hopes alive after entering the night three games out of eighth place in the standings.

BULLS 117, PISTONS 95: Nikola Mirotic scored a season-high 28 points as host Chicago won a matchup between struggling teams fighting for a playoff spot.

NUGGETS 126, CAVALIERS 113: Will Barton scored 26 points and Gary Harris added 21 as Denver beat visiting Cleveland.

Kyrie Irving had 33 points and LeBron James 18 for the Cavs.


76ERS: Center Joel Embiid will undergo surgery on a torn meniscus in his left knee.

Team spokesman Mike Preston said the 7-footer, who has been plagued with injuries during his professional career, will have the surgery “in the coming days.” Coach Brett Brown said Embiid “took an active role” in making the decision.

Embiid missed his first two NBA seasons with a foot injury.

He played in 31 games this season, averaging 20.2 points and 7.8 rebounds per game, but hasn’t played since Jan. 27, when he scored 32 points in a loss to the Houston Rockets.

CHICAGO’S ROBIN Lopez and Toronto’s Serge Ibaka have both been suspended one game without pay by the NBA for fighting.

Lopez and Ibaka threw punches at one another during the Bulls-Raptors game Tuesday and were both ejected.

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